Medical Dictionary

risorius


risorius

noun ri·so·ri·us \ri-ˈsōr-ē-əs, -ˈzr-\
plural -rii \-ē-ˌī\

Definition of RISORIUS

:  a narrow band of muscle fibers arising from the fascia over the masseter muscle, inserted into the tissues at the corner of the mouth, and acting to retract the angle of the mouth
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